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article News story: Queen Mary University of London appoints Professor Colin Grant as new Vice-Principal (International)
12, January , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has appointed a new Vice-Principal (International). Professor Colin Grant, currently Vice-President (International) at the University of Southampton and Chair of the Russell Group International Forum, will take up the post on 16 April 2018.

article News story: Queen Mary alumna among ‘most influential’ UK voices on LinkedIn
16, January , 2018

A Queen Mary alumna has been listed as one of LinkedIn’s 12 ‘top voices’ in the UK. Alexandra Galviz, who graduated with a BA in French in 2013, was praised for writing “openly and honestly about issues that many are too afraid to speak or write about publicly”.

article News story: Queen Mary welcomes its first Erasmus+ exchange students from India
23, January , 2018

The first five students from Queen Mary’s new Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) Programme have arrived for the spring semester.

article News story: Influential Queen Mary women celebrated in new campaign
6, February , 2018

Pioneering alumnae and staff from Queen Mary University of London have been listed in the University of London’s ‘Leading Women’ campaign, which launched last week.

article News story: Bank of England awards prestigious fellowship to Queen Mary academic
13, February , 2018

An economics lecturer from Queen Mary University of London who specialises in the formation of business relationships over time, known as matching theory, has been awarded the George fellowship from the Bank of England.

article News story: Meet our Professors – inaugural lecture continues with Principal’s talk on building safety
14, February , 2018

Why did the World Trade Centre 7 Collapse, how do we beat fake news, and who really is the best man for the job? All these questions will be answered by top academics in Queen Mary University of London’s free Inaugural Lecture series.

article News story: Queen Mary celebrates Chinese New Year with UK-China music festival
15, February , 2018

Queen Mary’s Confucius Institute and Music Department hosted the first UK-China International Music Festival on 3-5 February to celebrate Chinese New Year 2018.

article News story: Students teach robots football tricks in annual hack
5, February , 2018

Teams of students from Queen Mary University of London and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) took part in a challenge to hack robots and teach them a range of football skills.  

article News story: Interactive timeline captures impact of Indian community in Britain
19, February , 2018

A photographic timeline that showcases the history of Indians living in Britain over the past two centuries is now available to view online.

article News story: Queen Mary graduate finalist in British Council’s Entrepreneurial Awards
28, February , 2018

Dr Sakher AlQahtani, who graduated from Queen Mary University of London with an MClinDent in Paediatric Dentistry in 2008 and a PhD in 2012, was an Entrepreneurial Award Finalist in the British Council’s Alumni Awards 2018.

article News story: Celebrating World Book Day: Widening Participation’s Boys, Books and Blogging project
28, February , 2018

Michelle McAvoy is a Coordinator for the Widening Participation team based in Marketing and Communications, Queen Mary University of London. To celebrate World Book Day 2018, she reflects on her experiences of running the Boys, Books and Blogging programme.

article News story: Queen Mary students reach finals of coveted entrepreneurship competition
5, March , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has two teams of students that have made it through to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, a globally recognized student entrepreneurship competition. The students from the School of Business and Management, will compete on the 9 and 10March 2018 in London and San Francisco.

article News story: Queen Mary Professor wins WOW Women in Creative Industries Award
6, March , 2018

A Drama Professor from Queen Mary University of London has won the ‘Fighting the Good Fight’ award at WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards at the Southbank Centre. The winners were announced on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

article News story: Southbank Centre installation showcases real-life testimonies of gender-based violence
7, March , 2018

A multimedia art installation produced by People’s Palace Projects, based at Queen Mary University of London, will be on public display at the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival from 9-11 March.

article News story: Law, English and Drama ranked top 35 in QS Top Universities rankings
8, March , 2018

Three subjects from Queen Mary University of London’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been ranked in the top 35 in the world, according to the 2018 QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Top Universities Study.  

article News story: Celebrating International Women's Day: Widening Participation visits the Votes for Women exhibition
9, March , 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Widening Participation team invited a group of female students and graduates to visit the Votes for Women exhibition at the Museum of London, and discuss what it is like to be women in higher education today. Michelle McAvoy reflects on the visit. 

article News story: Queen Mary academic wins prestigious translation prize
13, March , 2018

A translation of 120 Days of Sodom from the original French text to English by a Queen Mary University of London academic has been recognised by the UK’s Society of Authors.

article News story: Half of Brazilian women living in London have experienced gender-based violence
15, March , 2018

Four in every five Brazilian women living in London have experienced Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in their lifetime, with half of them experiencing some form of gender-based violence in London, reveals new research from the People’s Palace Projects, based at Queen Mary University of London, and King’s College London.

article News story: Queen Mary academic recognised for political research excellence
29, March , 2018

A learned organisation, the Political Studies Association (PSA), has awarded Dr Sophie Harman, Reader in International Politics at Queen Mary University of London a prize to recognise achievement by a mid-career scholar.

article News story: London sees second lowest number of apprenticeship starts, research reveals
6, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London and The Good Schools Guide have today launched an Apprenticeships Anthology to mark a year since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, the largest reform to apprenticeships that the Government has ever made.

article News story: Wildlife haven of Sulawesi much younger than first thought, new research reveals
11, April , 2018

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Oxford University have shed light on the origins of some of South-East Asia’s most iconic and unique wildlife; the ‘deer-pig’, ‘warty pig’ and the ‘miniature buffalo.’

article News story: Queen Mary staff and students set to run London Marathon
17, April , 2018

Multiple members of staff and students from Queen Mary University of London will run in the 2018 London Marathon on April 22 to raise money for their nominated charities.

article News story: Students visit Kuala Lumpur and Stockholm to tackle major global challenge
26, April , 2018

This April, 80 students from Queen Mary University of London travelled to either Kuala Lumpur or Stockholm for a four-day programme that explored the global challenge: ‘How do smart cities ensure they are inclusive?’

article News story: Celebrate all that is east London at the 2018 Festival of Communities
2, May , 2018

The annual Tower Hamlets Festival of Communities returns for 2018 exploring living and learning across our borough.

article News story: Queen Mary to host two US students on prestigious scholarship
3, May , 2018

Queen Mary University of London will host two Marshall Scholars for the first time this September. Marshall Scholarships are among the most prestigious scholarships awarded to US students, with only 43 places available across the country.

article News story: Queen Mary signs agreement to increase scholarships for Colombians
11, May , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has extended its existing agreement with COLFUTURO, one of the largest scholarships providers in Colombia, which will allow Colombian postgraduate students to study any subject at Queen Mary.

article News story: Queen Mary strengthens links in Latin America
4, May , 2018

Senior academics from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law visited Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia from 20-29 April to meet with alumni, offer holders, funding partners and prospective partner institutions.  

article News story: Queen Mary builds links with Syrian academics at risk
18, May , 2018

A teaching fellow at Queen Mary University of London has returned from a five-day trip to Istanbul, as part of a programme designed to support Syrian academics in exile.

article News story: Ambassador of Costa Rica visits Queen Mary
21, May , 2018

Diplomatic ties between Costa Rica and Queen Mary University of London were strengthened through a visit by the Ambassador of Costa Rica on Thursday 17 May, who delivered a speech on the importance of languages in diplomatic professions.  

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